With NHK Enterprises (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. The Snowman (1982 TV Short)
G | 26 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
On Christmas Eve, a young boy builds a snowman that comes to life and takes him to the North Pole to meet Father Christmas.
3. Hamlet (2009 TV Movie)
PG | 180 min | Drama
The RSC puts a modern spin on Shakespeare's Hamlet in this filmed-for-television version of their stage production. The Prince of Denmark seeks vengeance after his father is murdered and his mother marries the murderer.
5. Log Horizon (2013–2015)
TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Elder Tale is an online fantasy RPG that has become popular worldwide. But when its twelfth expansion package, "Novasphere Pioneers" is installed, thirty thousand players in Japan are ... See full summary »
6. Cardcaptor Sakura (1998–2000)
TV-Y7-FV | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Sakura stumbled upon the book of Clow Cards in a library. Accidentally setting the magical cards loose, it's now up to Sakura to catch them all with her best friend Tomoyo, and Kerberos, the guardian of the cards.
7. Ronja, the Robber's Daughter (2014– )
TV-Y7-FV | 25 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
The story follows Ronja, a young girl whose father is the chief of a tribe of bandits. They live in a huge castle in the forest with the bandits. In this story Ronja encounters mystical ... See full summary »
8. Bakuman. (2010–2013)
24 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
Moritaka Mashiro, a junior high school student, content to live out a relatively normal life as any other does, is persuaded by his classmate, Akito Takagi, to become an aspiring mangaka ... See full summary »
9. Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card Arc (2017– )
TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card starts at the point where Cardcaptor Sakura ends, when Sakura Kinomoto starts junior high school alongside her friends, including her new boyfriend Syaoran, ... See full summary »
10. The Eel (1997)
Not Rated | 117 min | Drama
A businessman kills his adulterous wife and is sent to prison. After the release, he opens a barbershop and meets new people, talking almost to no one except an eel he befriended while in prison.
Votes: 5,200 | Gross: $0.41M
11. Tokyo Trial (2017)
105 min | Drama
Following WWII, the Dutch judge Röling becomes one of the eleven Allied judges on the Tokyo War Crimes Tribunal. The political, professional, and personal conflicts cause this to be the most important of his life.
12. CardCaptors (2000– )
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
CardCaptors is the American version of the Japanese anime Card Captor Sakura. The main characters are Sakura Avalon and Li Showron, who, assisted by Keroberos (Kero), and Sakura's best ... See full summary »
13. The House I Live In (2012)
Not Rated | 108 min | Documentary
From the dealer to the narcotics officer, the inmate to the federal judge, a penetrating look inside America's criminal justice system, revealing the profound human rights implications of U.S. drug policy.
Votes: 5,066 | Gross: $0.21M
14. Cardcaptor Sakura: The Movie (1999)
Not Rated | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Ten-year old Sakura Avalon, Cardcaptor of the elusive, magical Clow Cards, unexpectedly wins a trip to Hong Kong where strange dreams lead her to an imprisoned sorceress with close connections to the creator of the cards.
15. Reservoir Chronicle: Tsubasa (2005–2006)
TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Syaoran, a boy who wants to become an archeologist, and Sakura, a princess from the Clow Kingdom, are childhood friends with a close relationship. On a fateful night, Sakura lost all her ... See full summary »
16. Robin Hood's Big Adventure (1990– )
24 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Several centuries ago in Nottingham County, a cruel and greedy baron by the name of Alwine ordered the destruction of the Huntingtons' castle - from the fire of which Robin and his cousins,... See full summary »
17. Space Race (2005– )
240 min | Documentary, Drama
The BBC's Space Race is a documentary/drama chronicling the major events and characters in the American/Soviet space race, leading up to the first moon landing. The series concentrates on ... See full summary »
18. The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing (2004)
TV-PG | 98 min | Documentary
Documentary about the art of film editing. Clips are shown from many groundbreaking films with innovative editing styles.
21. The Long Goodbye (2014– )
58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In this unauthorized adaptation of the novel "The Long Goodbye" by Raymond Chandler set in Tokyo during the 1950', Tamotsu is suspected of murdering his actress wife Shizuka Harada. He ... See full summary »
23. Damo (2003– )
TV-Y | 840 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Damo, a historical kdrama, revolves are three characters who are pigeon-holed by society. They each want society to change to offer different opportunities. Their lives become intertwined as they each reach for their individual destinies.
24. Dennou Coil (2007– )
TV-14 | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Eleven years after the introduction of internet-connected, augmented reality eyeglasses and visors, Yuuko Okonogi moves with her family to Daikoku City, the technological center of the ... See full summary »
25. Home Sweet Tokyo (2017)
Englishman Bryan Jenkins was living peacefully with his Japanese wife Itsuki and daughter Alice in London, when his Japanese mother-in-law suddenly passes away, and the family decides to ... See full summary »
26. Kobato. (2009– )
TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Follow the journey of a mysterious girl, as she must complete her given task to fulfill her wish. To obtain her wish she must pass the test within four seasons.
27. Major (2004– )
25 min | Animation, Sport
Honda Goro the son of a famous baseball player loves nothing more than baseball itself. His biggest dream is to show his father that he can become the best pitcher in the world despite all ... See full summary »
29. My Brother's Husband (2018)
49 min | Comedy
After his estranged twin Ryoji's unexpected death, Yaichi is thrown for another loop when his brother's husband from Canada, Mike Flanagan, comes for a visit. His daughter Kana takes to her... See full summary »
30. RIN-NE (2015– )
TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
As a child Sakura Mamiya mysteriously disappeared in the woods. She returned safe and sound, but since then she has had the power to see ghosts. At school, her always-absent classmate shows up, and he's far more than what he seems.
32. Watashi no uchi niwa, nannimo nai (2016– )
29 min | Comedy
Mai used to live in a messy room, but now has an obsession with de-cluttering. She wants to live a "Nannimo Nai" Lifestyle. However, when friends visit, they are shocked by her extreme lack... See full summary »
33. Kaidan Horror Classics (2010– )
In national broadcaster NHK's 'ghost story,' four episodes have been compiled into two films. Each story is taken from, or at least inspired by a well-known and familiar classic Japanese ... See full summary »
36. Legacy: The Origins of Civilization (1991– )
52 min | Documentary
What can the past teach us about the present? Come along as charismatic historian Michael Wood (The Story of India) travels the globe to trace the origins of six great civilizations: Iraq, ... See full summary »
Star: Michael Wood
37. Chizuko's Younger Sister (1991)
120 min | Drama, Fantasy
Follows two sisters, one clumsy and ignored, the other a perfect child. After the latter dies in an accident, she returns as a ghost to guide her little sister.
TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Short, Action
The Gang arrives at the Country of Birdcages, a place where everyone has a bird as a pet and a friend. The gang gets separated. Syaoran, Sakura and Mokona meet a princess who warns them of her uncle, the king. Appearances may be deceiving.
41. The Dazzling Life of Hokusai's Daughter (2017 TV Movie)
73 min | Drama, History
Dramatized telling of the story of Katsushika Oei, daughter of the great Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849). A great artist in her own right, but never satisfied with her own ... See full summary »
42. Hollywood Mavericks (1990)
90 min | Documentary
A documentary focusing on seventeen maverick directors who were not afraid to break the rules of filmmaking to advance their art from John Ford to Martin Scorsese.
44. Ashi Girl (2017)
38 min | Comedy, History
Yui Hayakawa is a 16 year-old night school student whose only strong point is her ability to run fast. She accidentally goes back in time to the Warring States era of Japan where she makes ... See full summary »
46. Second Virginity (2011)
105 min | Drama
Set 5 years after the ending of the NHK drama series "Second Virgin," Nakamura Rui is transferred to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia while still taking care of Suzuki Marie.
47. Mi o Tsukushi ryôrichô (2017)
38 min | Drama
In 1802, 8-year-old Mio lost her parents in a river flood in Osaka and feels all alone after she is also separated from her childhood friend Noe. She is saved by Yoshi, the proprietress of ... See full summary »
48. The Reggae Movie (1995)
PG-13 | Documentary, Music
Presents the reggae spectrum in 1995, from roots icon Burning Spear to deejay Buju Banton to Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers. Filmed at major festivals in Jamaica, Japan, Australia and the United States.
49. The Kennedy Center Presents: A Tribute to Muddy Waters: King of the Blues (1998 TV Special)
75 min | Documentary, Music
Recorded October 11, 1997 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington D.C., an impressive All-Star cast of Blues musicians, including Muddy's own son Bill Morganfield,... See full summary »
50. Hajimari no uta (2013 TV Movie)
73 min | Drama
Wataru, a freelance cameraman who works for a travel magazine in Tokyo. He had aimed to be a teacher but failed to achieve his goal and left home to go to Tokyo. However, he does not do ... See full summary »